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Water buffalo theology

Author: Kōsuke Koyama
Publisher: Maryknoll, NY : Orbis Books, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 25th anniversary edView all editions and formats
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"Water Buffalo Theology marked the emergence of a self conscious Asian Christian theology on the world scene when it was published in 1974. In this twenty-fifth anniversary edition, Koyama thoroughly updates the original, adding a retrospective introduction that records how he has changed his mind on many topics but maintained his position on others. In addition to eliminating several chapters, Koyama also adds one  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Koyama, Kōsuke, 1929-2009.
Water buffalo theology.
Maryknoll, NY : Orbis Books, ©1999
(OCoLC)607320224
Online version:
Koyama, Kōsuke, 1929-2009.
Water buffalo theology.
Maryknoll, NY : Orbis Books, ©1999
(OCoLC)630401182
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kōsuke Koyama
ISBN: 1570752567 9781570752568
OCLC Number: 40534385
Notes: "Revised and expanded."
Description: xvi, 187 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I : Interpreting History --
Theological situations in Asia and the mission of the Church --
Will the monsoon rain make God wet? An ascending spiral view of history --
Gun and ointment : the future of the Christian world mission in Asia --
"Efficiency" of the Crucified One in the world of technological efficiency --
Part II : Rooting the Gospel --
Bangkok and Wittenberg --
Aristotelian pepper and Buddhist salt --
"Neighborology" --
Wrath of God in a culture of tranquility --
Ten key theological issues facing theologians in Asia --
Theological re-rooting in the theology of the pain of God --
Interpreting Thai Buddhist Life --
Buddhist, not Buddhism --
Cool Arhat and hot God --
Apostle James in Thailand --
Part IV : Interpreting the Christian Life --
In search of a "Personality" of theology in Asia --
Tokyo and Jerusalem --
Is Christ divided? --
Toward a crucified mind --
Three modes of Christian presence --
Epilogue : My pilgrimage in mission.
Responsibility: Kosuke Koyama.

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"Water Buffalo Theology marked the emergence of a self conscious Asian Christian theology on the world scene when it was published in 1974. In this twenty-fifth anniversary edition, Koyama thoroughly updates the original, adding a retrospective introduction that records how he has changed his mind on many topics but maintained his position on others. In addition to eliminating several chapters, Koyama also adds one on his "pilgrimage in mission."" "Water Buffalo Theology urges readers to abide by the first calling of Christianity - to become an incarnation of God's love."--BOOK JACKET.

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